This installment is a nice, long read, all the way to the end of our story. Enjoy. Summary of preceding chapters: A novel situation develops when after a ten minutes’ talk in the park with young Anthony Vance, whom she has never seen before, Hope Damon decides to marry him so that he may inherit … More Sunday Story, Part 5: “The Best is Yet to Be”
“I had been a selfish, foolish girl to try to keep our marriage a secret… So here I am, pearls and all.” … More Sunday Story, Part 4: “The Best is Yet to Be”
“So Tony’s ‘through with love forever,'” he thought with a chuckle. “Perhaps he is, but I wouldn’t take a thousand dollars for the fun that’s coming.” … More Sunday Story, Part 3: “The Best is Yet to Be”
Last week: Anthony Vance is jilted on the day of his wedding and will lose his inheritance, if he is not married by noon. He offers Hope Damon, a total stranger whom he sees in the Park, one hundred thousand dollars, if she will marry him. She agrees. … More Sunday Story, Part 2: “The Best is Yet to Be”
Emilie Loring’s second serial story, “The Best is Yet to Be,” was published in 1917, five years before her first novel. It has not been seen since. Let’s change that. Chapter I “What brute has hurt you?” The girl with head bowed on the back of the park seat sat erect with a start. Her … More Sunday Story, Part 1: “The Best is Yet to Be”
Welcome to The Emilie Loring Collection’s 201st post! I had no idea it would go this long or far, nor that a community of Emilie readers would be the result. Whether you are a longtime reader or new, thank you for being here. It’s summer, and I’m making changes here as I do in my … More Welcome to The Emilie Loring Collection’s 201st Post: “Romance, Edited”
Emilie Loring’s Washington, D.C. novels are on my mind this week, as I visit the nation’s capital. One year after its first publication, It’s a Great World! was syndicated in U.S. newspapers, complete with illustrations. They’re not how I imagine Jeff and Eve to look, but it’s fun to have pictures! (If you haven’t read this … More It’s a Great World–Illustrated!